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Bangladesh’s terry towel sector needs government support to cater growth opportunities

Terry Towel industry is playing a special role in Bangladesh's export trade. This sub-sector of textile is moving forward with a great demand in... Read More
Figure 1: Siddiqur Rahman, President, BGMEA delivered speech at Annual General Meeting in the capital.

BGMEA wants to avoid any sort of unrest or interruption for next wage hike

Steer the wage hike to avoid unrest: Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) informed that they have asked government to form a minimum wage... Read More
Figure 1: Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony between BEZA and KISC.

Chinese company to invest 2.13 billion in Bangladesh for establishing Iron and Steel Zone

Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) and Yunnan Yongle Overseas Investment Co Ltd signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for establishing an Iron and Steel... Read More
Figure 1: A renowned industry owner took CIP card from Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed.

GoB honors 164 industrialists with CIP status

Government of Bangladesh (GoB) has honored 131 exporters in 22 export sectors with Commercially Important Persons (CIP) status for their outstanding performance in 2014.... Read More

China wants more spaces in Bangladesh for investment

“China always supports bi-lateral trade development and promotion between China and Bangladesh. China wants to invest more in business sector and Chinese businessmen are... Read More
Figure: FBCCI Acting President Sheikh Fazle Fahim met with Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference Vice Chairman Lin Xiong on 19 November at FBCCI office in the city.

Bangladesh could be a lucrative place for Chinese investment

Country’s apex trade body the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) urged the Chinese businessmen to invest in the country’s prospective... Read More
Figure: Abdul Matlub Ahmad, Chairman of Nitol Motors Ltd.

Abdul Matlub Ahmad elected IBCCI President

Abdul Matlub Ahmad, Chairman of Nitol-Niloy Group, has been elected new president of India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IBCCI), according to IBCCI statement.... Read More
Figure 1: Mr. Tofail Ahmed, Commerce Minister; Alison Blake, British High Commissioner in Dhaka, and Francois de Maricourt, CEO of HSBC Bangladesh with the winners of the 7th HSBC Export Excellence Awards.

Five local exporters get HSBC Export Excellence Awards

HSBC Bangladesh has recognized five local exporters for their contribution to the nation's sustainable growth. Honorable Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed handed over the trophies... Read More
Figure 1: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates three-day Bangladesh Leather footwear and Leather goods International Sourcing Show.

Govt to establish two new leather industrial zones in Rajshahi and Chittagong

Bangladesh government will set up two more industrial zones in Rajshahi and Chittagong divisions to flourish the country’s leather industry. Prime minister Sheikh Hasina... Read More
Figure: Sharif Zahir, Managing Director of Ananta Group.

Ananta Group to set up 6 new factories in MEZ producing fabric and yarn

One of the leading apparel exporters Ananta Group have signed a land lease agreement with BEZA for establishing six factories in Mirsarai Economic Zone... Read More

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